It’s Friday again and, as usual, I’ve spent the entire week searching for links to showcase the creativity of humans and certain cheese curls. Cheese curls can do all sorts of things, as you will see below. Ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper conceived of an installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies around the Tower of London in commemoration of British and colonial ... »
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Ahoy! It’s time to get your week started off with some Quickies. I’ve spent the entire weekend scouring The Internet™ just for you. Because you are the light of my life. This is a brilliant idea, with a stunning outcome. Caddisfly larvae build temporary aquatic cocoons with whatever is lying around, using a silk they secrete to hold everything together. Artist Hubert Duprat decided to ... »
Oh, hello there. Donna is currently abroad, searching out a good location for Mad Art Lab Island. So you’re stuck with me today. But fear not! I’ve gathered some truly lovely links for you all. Because I think you’re just the fanciest folks around. Like, really super-fancy. I’m not gonna lie. After we saw this tree that grows 40 different kinds of fruits at once, we knew we... »
Mad Quickies: Cartoon Theme Songs Done Early 90s R&B Style, Lego Hubble, Anti-NSA Light Graffiti and More!
Here we are again. Listen: I’m going to make your Monday better by serving up these here links. They will make you think, gasp (GASP!) and laugh. I promise. You (YES YOU) can make a Lego Hubble Telescope a reality. Comic book maps through the ages: See a map of the Batcave from 1968. There’s a T-rex in the Trophy Room, obviously. Anti-NSA messages projected onto the US embassy in Berli... »
Mad Quickies: Les Horribles Cernettes, Walter White Bobblehead In Space, Life-Size Faeries and More!
Hello friends. It’s a beautiful Friday morning (at least in Brooklyn), but before you go out to frolic your weekend away, you must delve into the Friday Quickies. They will fortify you and give you something to talk about after crashing your neighbors’ barbecue. This story is beguiling. I am charmed beyond all measure. In 1990, what began as the playful lament of a couple working at CE... »
Mad Quickies: Objects Sanded Down in Stop-Motion, Paintings on Books, Lego Boba Fett Costume and More!
Hello, dear readers. It’s time for your Monday Quickies. Here at Mad Art Lab, we LOVE the art and design site Colossal. So here’s a nice smattering of recent highlights from them. There’s also a couple from i09 that I couldn’t resist throwing in. I hope your week doesn’t suck. This is officially my new favorite thing: Objects that are sanded down, layer by layer, whil... »
Mad Quickies: Photographic Hoaxes, Mount Doom Subway Stop, The Big Coloring Book of Vaginas and More!
Well here we are. It’s Friday again. Before you begin staring at the clock, counting the minutes til your weekend begins, stare at these Quickies that I’ve assembled. Just for you. Yes. You, Frank. “My work – I wouldn’t want to be pretentious – is pedagogic. It’s a pedagogy of doubt, protecting us from the disease of manipulation.” The photographic hoaxes of pho... »